An individual who performs manual labour in the construction industry is known as a labourer. Labourers are dependable and skilled and possess strong core qualities that enable them to carry out crucial construction tasks. They are employed for work on road paving, commercial buildings, tunnels, and bridges. Labourer jobs in London involve hard physical work, usually carried out in open spaces. We are looking for labourers for labourer jobs in the UK.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performing regular maintenance activities of construction equipment
  • Performing setting and cleaning tasks on site
  • Digging pits, trenches and foundations and putting up panels
  • Directing traffic for pedestrian safety
  • Climbing to heights with proper safety restraints
  • Driving forklifts
  • Assist welders, carpenters, painters or other tradespeople on-site
  • Lift heavy loads and navigate construction job site terrain
  • Performing mathematical calculations
  • Remove, fill, or compact earth
  • Put together or take apart temporary structures, such as scaffolding
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Educational Qualifications and Requirements

  • Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills; or
  • Level 2 Certificate in Construction Operations; or
  • Groundworker intermediate apprenticeship; or
  • Specialised apprenticeship in the area of demolition, scaffolding, carpentry, electricity or plumbing


  • Ability to follow written and spoken instructions
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Comfortable working at a height
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good physical condition and attention to detail
  • Familiar with construction industry safety standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of computers to manage basic tasks